OAR 291-145-0005
Authority, Purpose and Policy


Authority: The authority for this rule is granted to the Director of the Department of Corrections in accordance with ORS 179.040 (General powers and duties), 423.020 (Department of Corrections), 423.030 (Department not limited by ORS 423.020) and 423.075 (Director).


Purpose: To define guidelines for the delivery and access to inmate group activities programs within Department of Corrections facilities.


Policy: It is the policy of the Department of Corrections to involve as many inmates, staff, volunteers, outside agencies, and community resources as practical in the correctional process as it relates to group activities. In order to accomplish this, it is necessary that definite guidelines be established to govern and evaluate the merit of all inmate group activities. No person shall be denied the opportunity to participate in group activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or handicap.

Source: Rule 291-145-0005 — Authority, Purpose and Policy, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=291-145-0005.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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